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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

English Premier League, Manchester United: Defends title, Chelsea draw against Stoke

English Premier League - Manchester United prove that they are the reigning champion and defended the title, over a win against West Brom on Sunday. Manchester United send fresh legs consisting of Tom Cleverly, Fabio da Silva and Danny Welbeck along with debutant David de Gea and Ashley Young.

In the 13th mark Wayne Rooney scored with a beautiful strike in the penalty area that earn the first goal of the match. Winger Nani wasted two attempts to extend the lead until come the 37th minute equalizer from Albion.

Manchester United scored the winning goal in the 81st minute in the second half, when Young's cross was slightly deflected by Reid that went all the way to his goal, that sealed Manchester United 2-1 win.

Meanwhile, Chelsea settled a gruesome battle into draw (0-0) against Stoke at Brittania Stadium. Chelsea three intimidating attempts was spoiled by Stoke Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Chelsea coach wasn't please to settle a draw and was enraged by Stokes offensive tactics.

English Premier League Result:

Aug. 14          Stoke 0-0 Chelsea
Aug. 14 West Brom 1-2 Man Utd.

Aug. 13   Blackburn 1-2 Wolves
Aug. 13        Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa
Aug. 13    Liverpool 1-1 Sunderland
Aug. 13   Newcastle 0-0 Arsenal
Aug. 13            QPR 0-4 Bolton
Aug. 13         Wigan 1-1 Norwich

English Premier League Top 3 standing
                     P   W   D   L   GF   GA   Pts
Bolton          1    1    0    0     4     0       3
Man Utd       1    1    0    0     2     1      3
Wolves         1     1   0    0     2     1      3

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